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Adventure Center 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
Closed

* The Adventure Center is closed during University closures and closures of the Student Recreation Center

Contact Information

The Adventure Center
815-753-9423

Assistant Director
Christine Lagattolla
clagattolla@niu.edu
815-753-9422

Team Manager
Maurice Jackson
mjackson8@niu.edu
815-753-9423

Rentals Student Manager
Tyler Pellegrini
tpellegrini1@niu.edu
815-753-9423

THE EAST LAGOON IS OPEN TO ICE SKATING.

Outdoor Adventures

For over 25 years, Outdoor Adventures (OA) has been providing outdoor experiences to the Northern Illinois University community which includes students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

We believe the outdoors has something to offer to everyone. We welcome you to visit our rental center, peruse our resources, and get involved.

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Location

The Adventure Center is located on the West side of the Student Recreation Center. You can enter through the front door, and head right, past the front desk. There is a separate entrance on the far West side of the Recreation Center as well, to either visit or load and unload gear through. See our hours for access. You can find FREE literature and equipment to rent at the Adventure Center too. We look forward to helping you with your next adventure!